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Open Streets Montague Gives Cats Their Day This Sunday

If you’re in town this Memorial Day weekend Open Streets Montague, on Sunday, May 26, has much to offer. This is “kitten season,” when feral or semi-feral mother cats often deliver litters, and the kittens too often “end up on the street or in shelters.” On Montague between Henry and Hicks, from noon until 4:00, […]

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Out in the World – Book Launch – May 7 – Atlantic Avenue Barnes & Noble

If you loved Mark Jason Williams’ delightful and viral New York Times Modern Love essay (and podcast) about his $100 bet with his mother about her not talking about his childhood cancer and him not talking about being gay, you will want to head over to the Atlantic Avenue Barnes & Noble on Tuesday, May 7 […]

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Pre-Halloween Events Make For Lively Saturday in Brooklyn Heights

Things got going at 11:00 a.m. Saturday with the start of the Brooklyn Heights Association’s annual Halloween Parade on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade (photo above; “Read full story” for more photos). Oscar the Grouch offered some wisdom to passers-by in the parade. Plymouth Church’s Yankee Fair featured a pumpkin patch, along with many activities for […]

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Halloween Memories in Brooklyn Heights, the return of Plymouth Church’s Yankee Fair and a Plan for Saturday’s Packed Community Calendar

I suppose we could have a debate, but I’d win: there’s really nothing more Fall than Halloween in Brooklyn Heights. And with a world going sideways, we need community, small humans and canines in costumes, Fall lovers and spectators, pumpkins, homemade treats and gratitude in this harvest home. This Saturday, October 28th, is shaping up for a […]

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Halloween Theme for Last Open Streets Montague of 2023 This Saturday

For the first time in many weeks, no rain is being forecast for this Saturday, October 28. Open Streets Montague, presented by the Montague BID, promises to be a “SPOOK-tacular” pre-Halloween event, with local merchants inviting trick-or-treaters; free pumpkins while they last from a Pumpkin Patch; Halloween themed games, fitness, and dance events; music by […]

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Harvest Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park Saturday

This Saturday, October 21, from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy will present its annual Harvest Festival on Pier Six, near the foot of Atlantic Avenue. The festival will feature music, dance events for all to join, arts and crafts, storytimes, a pumpkin patch, face painting, and more. Admission is free. […]

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Cross Your Fingers: Open Streets Montague Set to Go Saturday

The weather forecast has become more optimistic for Saturday, with rain expected to be heaviest late Friday into the night, but decreasing Saturday morning, so the Montague BID is going ahead with plans for Open Streets Montague this Saturday, October 21, from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM. One feature of this Saturday’s Open Streets will […]

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Plymouth Church Hosts Panel on Food Justice Tomorrow; Yankee Fair Saturday, October 28

Tomorrow (Sunday, October 15) from 12:30 until 2:00 PM Plymouth Church will present a panel discussion on Food Justice in recognition of World Hunger Sunday. [W]e will gather in our Reception Room to share a simple lunch of rice and beans and talk about food insecurity in our own city. Last year, the mayor’s office […]

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Open Streets Montague Sunday

After two succesive Saturday rainouts, and another drenching predicted for this Saturday, the Montague BID has said, “We’re not taking any chances,especially where pickleball [photo above] is involved.” This weekend’s Open Streets Montague will take place this Sunday, October 8, from 10:00 AM until 7:00 PM. There will be three temporary regulation pickleball courts on […]

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Atlantic Antic and Brooklyn Book Festival Sunday

This year’s Atlantic Antic will take place on Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and Fourth Avenue this coming Sunday, October 1, from noon until 6:00 p.m., rain or shine. Local merchants will be represented, with special deals for the occasion, along with food, music, dancers, visual artists, clothing vendors, and fun sites for kids. There’s […]

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